Peter Lewis: A fast moving and topical business and finance show.
A fast moving and topical business and finance show bringing you breaking business and economic news and financial market updates. Presented by former CEO and investment bank global trading head Peter Lewis, with over 30 years' industry experience. Join Peter and his expert guests for analysis and discussion on the day's top business stories live from 8 a.m. to 8.30 a.m. every weekday morning on RTHK Radio 3. We have a podcast to download after the show and you can also listen through the RTHK Radio 3 website live or later in the day. We welcome your questions, comments and feedback to read out in the show. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, post on our Facebook page "Money Talk on RTHK Radio 3 " or find us on twitter "MoneytalkR3") .
It’s going to be a busy week with the focus on central banks this week. The Fed is expected to raise interest rates by a quarter of a per cent when it completes its monetary policy meeting on Wednesday. On Thursday, it’s the ECB’s turn where analysts will home in on its growth and inflation forecasts. The Bank of England also meets on Thursday but is expected to leave interest rates unchanged. Here in Asia, the Indonesian central bank will deliver its monetary policy decision.
European leaders gather in Brussels this Friday to discuss progress on Brexit and they are expected to authorise talks to move onto the next stage where the future relationship between the UK and EU will be discussed, including a trade agreement. That follows a historic deal reached on Friday on the terms of Britain’s exit from the EU. After completing the first phase of talks, leaders agreed that the UK will pay a divorce settlement of between €40bn to €60bn. A deal was also struck covering the rights of UK and EU citizens living abroad and the Northern Ireland - Irish border.
China’s policy makers meet this week at their annual economic work conference to set out their economic agenda for 2018.
Joining Monday’s Money Talk are Alex Wong of Ample Capital and Tariq Dennison from GFM Asset Management. In the second part of the programme, we discuss education with Jaime Saavedra, senior director of education at The World Bank.
11/12/2017 - 8:08 Business and Market Discussion
11/12/2017 - 8:22 Jaime Saavedra : Global Education
President Donald Trump has escalated his rhetoric on North Korea saying his statements may not have been “tough enough.” Pyongyang says it will have plans for a missile strike near Guam ready in a matter of days. Shares on Wall Street and around the world have fallen sharply in response to the rising geopolitical tensions. The dollar has also dropped and gold has jumped higher.
Facebook is to launch a new video service called Facebook Watch. It will allow users to personalise their viewing based on what their friends are watching and Facebook will also produce its own original content.
China has hit back at a preliminary US judgement that Chinese aluminium foil producers received subsidies of between 17 to 81%. Beijing says the allegations are “groundless” and it could damage economic relations.
We have a programme packed with CEO’s. Joining today’s Money Talk to review the local markets are Francis Lun, CEO of GEO Securities and Sam Faveur, CEO of Mandarin Capital. Toby Lawson, CEO of Societe Generale Securities in Sydney provides his regular Friday view from down under. After 8:30, Jonathan Zeman CEO of Lan Kwai Fong Group discusses the latest trends in HK’s leisure & entertainment sector. Finally, in our Friday entrepreneurs segment, we meet Aries Lee, founder of HoHoLife whose lifestyle store provides products to improve the quality of life for the elderly. (8am-9am, email to email@example.com)
11/08/2017 - 08:08 Business and Market Discussions
11/08/2017 - 08:22 View from Australia
11/08/2017 - 08:33 Lan Kwai Fong Group